2017 was one of the best years Hull has seen in a long time. The regeneration of the city centre attracted visitors in their millions, boosting the value of the tourism sector by £40m.
Flashback to last summer, exams were over and I had 1 week left with my housemates. It dawned on us that, we’d barely seen what Hull had to offer. Being final year students, free time was a rarity (we slept…lots). So we planned our crash course in culture. 1 week to fully experience our city.
Here are a few of the things we did.
Whoever said aquariums were for kids clearly hasn’t been to The Deep. The interactive rooms showcase the weird and the wonderful.
Ferens Art Gallery
You don’t need a degree in art to appreciate the exhibitions at the Ferens Gallery (including the 2017 Turner Prize!)
The Maritime Museum
Being a history graduate, I got the chance to geek out – it’s safe to say I was entertained for hours.
The Humber Bridge is the icon of Hull, yet we’d never visited! A walk along the shores of the Humber was an absolute must.
The best part?
The whole tour cost us £11.20 plus £1.50 for a 99 by the bridge (unlike the good old days when 99s were actually 99p)
It’s crazy how much Hull has to offer, and the majority of which is free!
So what are you waiting for?
Tell me your favourite Hull attraction in the comments!